In 2019, the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Research at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a W1 (W2) tenure-track professorship for Ethics of digital methods and technologies at the Institute of Philosophy I. “The future tenure-track professor will be representing the field of ethics in union with philosophy of current technology excellently in education and research. She/he has performed in different areas of digital ethics by pertinent publications and features excellent knowledge of digital methods and technologies. Ethical problems of digitisation are treated in close relation with epistemological and methodological analysis of current IT-developments. Close cooperation with nearby professorships in the humanities and social sciences and the emerging ‘Center for Computer Science’ at RUB is expected.” (Job advertisement) Applications and all relevant documents are to be submitted by e-mail by 31 January, 2019 to the Dean at the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Research at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Prof. Dr. Norbert Ricken. More information is available here.
Fig.: Building in Bochum